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TABLE 1
Three Population Patterns in Less Developed Countries Compared with Sweden in 1800 and 1966
	High Birth Rates		Intermediate		
	High Death Rates	High Birth Rates	Birth Rates		Sweden
	Average, 22	Low Death Rates,	Low Death Rates,		
	African Countries	Honduras, 1966	Taiwan, 1966	1800	1966
\verage population, millions	4.5	2.36	12.79	2.35	7.81
birthrate/ 1,0 00	47.8	44.2	32.5	31	15.8
Death rate/ 1,000	26.1	8.7	5.5	26	10
Hate of increase/ 1,000	21.7	35.5	27	5	5.8
Doubling time, years	32	20	26	140	120
Life expectancy, years	37.1	60	64	38	74
'ercent less than 15 years old	42.9	51	43.5	33	21
Density, persons per hectare	0.13	0.12	3.56	0.05	0.17
Sources: United Nations Demographic Yearbook, 1966. New York, 1969; Nathan Keyfitz, "Changes in Birth and Death Rates and Their Demographic Effects," Annex in Vol. 2 of this study.h n